anonymous
  • anonymous
during a bicycle race, the racers must complete 210 miles. One cyclist, traveling 10 mph faster than the second cyclist, covers this distance in 2.4 hours less time than the second cyclist. Find the rate of the first cyclist. (Applications of Quadratic Equations)
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anonymous
  • anonymous
PLEASE HELP!
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
uhmm, V1 = V2 + 10
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
t1 = t2-2.4

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anonymous
  • anonymous
so how do i do that?
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
D = V*t = (V2+10) * (t2-2.4) 210 = (V2+10) * (t2 - 2.4)
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
was there anything else given?
anonymous
  • anonymous
no, thats the whole problem
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
no it wasn't... lol
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
They have to cover the distance in ONE DAY
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
nevermind, i still dont see how that helps...
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
workin on it..
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay, thanks
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
what is rate, i think theyr not asking u to solve for velocity, they just want u to show how u can find it..
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
wait do u have the answer?
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
ughhh is this college algebra?
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
Sorry i can't do anything else.. =( i did my best.. hate word problems!!!
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
try yahoo answers maybe?

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